Exhibitions, live music, talks, theatre performances and storytelling are all part of Manchester Libraries’ celebration of this year’s Black History Month. All events are free to attend.
Today Manchester City Council launched a library photo and video Exhibition to commemorate the life of the late Queen Elizabeth II and her visits to Manchester.
A free event that will celebrate the history of Manchester’s Caribbean Carnival is coming to Central Library this week (27 August).
The summer’s annual reading challenge was launched today at Central Library with a group of young children from St Anne's R C Primary School and local illustrator, Ian Morris.
The yearly celebration of Manchester’s libraries is back, for its second year, with approximately 100 free events across Greater Manchester that will take place from 15 June to 19 June.
Manchester City Council, Archives+ and Manchester Metropolitan University have collaborated to curate an exhibition to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 70 years on the throne.
Read Manchester and Manchester Libraries have collaborated to launch an exciting new opportunity for children and young people to redesign the city’s library cards for its younger readers.
From the 1 April 2022 adults will no longer need to pay fines if they return their books later than the due date. If books are never returned lost book charges will still apply.
The Grade II library is set to be enhanced and receive a complete redecoration this month.
Manchester Central Library is from today ( 6 January 2022) playing a key role in making the 1921 Census for England and Wales freely available to view.
Manchester Central Library will play a key role in making the 1921 Census for England and Wales freely available to view when it is published online by Findmypast on 6 January 2022.
Manchester Central Library Development Trust have teamed up with Read Manchester to make a difference to children and young people in Manchester this Christmas.
Manchester libraries are counting down the days to Monday, 19 July when they can finally return to offering a pre-pandemic service to all their customers.
Manchester City Council joins forces with British Library to roll-out small business support across Greater Manchester
Manchester City Council has joined forces with the British Library to roll-out small business support to Greater Manchester, Blackpool and Lancaster and turbocharge the local economy.
Voices of local activism from the past are brought into the present in a new musical project live-streamed from Manchester Central Library.
The Summer Reading Challenge is back, and for 2021 it’s inspiring young readers to stand up for the environment.
Manchester Libraries have worked through an incredibly busy time since the official reopening of its services on 12th April. However, it is expected that the popular service will see a further increase from today, 21 June, with the opening hours of libraries increasing and closing hours the same as pre-COVID.
With the gradual opening of libraries following the easing of lockdown restrictions, thousands of visitors have taken the opportunity to return to libraries across the city.
Manchester Libraries will be joining libraries up and down the country to celebrate Libraries Week from 5 - 10 October - an annual event showcasing what libraries have to offer and the vital role they play in local communities.
Manchester City Council will begin the phased process of safely welcoming residents back to their local libraries from Saturday 4 July.